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Pseudoscience

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By Herb Silverman   Many stories describe supernatural events that turn skeptics into believers. This is not one of those stories. I have not had a...

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By Clay Jones   A significant part of my job as a pediatric hospitalist involves caring for newborns. It is arguably the best thing that I...

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By Dan Arel   Science denial is a major epidemic in the US, public policy is suffering while the Republican Party refuses to accept climate change,...

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By MIT Technology Review Do you believe that the contrails left by high-flying aircraft contain sildenafil citratum, the active ingredient in Viagra? Or that light...

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By Scott Gavura   Vitamin supplementation is unnecessary for the vast majority of people. You wouldn’t know this walking through a drug store, where you’ll usually...

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By Terrence McCoy   If it began like the others, the first sign that Saraswati Devi would be murdered was an accusation delivered to a shaman. Perhaps she had...

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By BBC   A Conservative MP has spoken of his belief in astrology and his desire to incorporate it into medicine. David Tredinnick said he had spent...

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By Mark Crislip One person’s ethics is another’s belly laugh, but in medicine ethics are formalized. The basic principles in the US are Respect for autonomy –...

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By David Edwards Televangelist Pat Robertson advised a mother on Monday that she could cure her son’s stomach pains by finding someone to cast out...

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By Brooke Borel Later this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture may approve the Arctic Granny and Arctic Golden, the first genetically modified apples to...